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[movies]Man-Sized Meteor Over Macon
Astronomers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have recorded the brightest meteor ever seen by their network. On May 20, 2011, six-foot diameter fragment of an unknown comet entered the atmosphere about 66 miles above Macon, Ga., traveling northwest at a speed of about 86,000 mph.
Keywords: meteor; macon; nasa
Downloads: 78
[movies]Orionids meteor shower peak Oct. 21, 2009!
A NASA Marshall Space Flight Center video about the Orionids meteor shower, which peaked over North America on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
Keywords: NASA; Marshall; astronomy; meteor; Orionids; meteorite
Downloads: 109
[movies]Lake Erie Fireball Meteor, Tavistock View
This brief video shows a view of the Aug 8 fireball meteor that entered the atmosphere 54 miles above Lake Erie and moved SSE at 25 km/s, or 55,900 mph. This view is from the all sky camera in Tavistick, Ontario.
Keywords: NASA; Perseids meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; fireball meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 105
[movies]Lake Erie Fireball Meteor, Mcmaster View
This brief video shows a view of the Aug 8 fireball meteor that entered the atmosphere 54 miles above Lake Erie and moved SSE at 25 km/s, or 55,900 mph. This view is from the all sky camera in Mcmaster, Ontario.
Keywords: NASA; Perseids meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; fireball meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 121
[movies]Lake Erie Fireball Meteor, Orangeville View
This brief video shows a view of the Aug 8 fireball meteor that entered the atmosphere 54 miles above Lake Erie and moved SSE at 25 km/s, or 55,900 mph. This view is from the all sky camera in Orangeville, Ontario.
Keywords: NASA; Perseids meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; fireball meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 110
[movies]Perseid Meteor Shower at Its Peak!
This video shows a compilation of events seen during the peak of the 2010 Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 13, 2010, over Huntsville, Ala. The shower began around July 17, peaked August 12-13 and will be officially over by August 24. The Perseids have been observed for at least 2,000 years and are associated with the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. Video: NASA/MSFC/D. Moser, NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office
Keywords: perseid; meteor shower; nasa; astronomy; fireball; marshall space flight center
Downloads: 184
[movies]Stunning View of Lyrids and Earth at Night
On April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station trained his video camera on Earth below. Video footage has revealed breathtaking images of meteors ablating -- or burning up -- over Earth at night. This video is a composite of 310 still frames from that evening. (NASA/JSC/Don Pettit)
Keywords: What -- Earth; Lyrid meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; NASA allsky camera; Don Pettit; International Space Station; meteor shower; astronomy
Downloads: 136
[movies]First Glimpse of 2011 Perseid Meteor Shower
On the night of July 26, allsky cameras of the NASA fireball network detected three Perseid meteors in the skies over Tennessee and Alabama. The first seen by the cameras this year, these meteors are the "advance guard" of the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks on the night of Aug. 12. NASA plans a live Web chat on Aug. 12 to observe the Perseids: http://www.nasa.gov/connect/chat/perseids_2011.html
Keywords: Where -- Alabama; Where -- Tennessee; Marshall Space Flight Center; Bill Cooke; Perseids meteor shower; NASA; space exploration
Downloads: 76
[movies]Bright Fireball Over Georgia
A camera in Cartersville, Ga., captured this view of a bright fireball over Georgia on the night of Mar. 7, 2012, at approx. 10:19:11 EST. The meteor was first recorded at an altitude of 51.5 miles (89.2 km) southeast of Tunnel Hill, Ga., moving slightly south of west at approximately 15 km/s (33,500 mph). It was last seen 16.9 miles (27.2 km) above State Road 95, southeast of Rock Springs, Ga. (NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office)
Keywords: Where -- Georgia; Marshall Space Flight Center; Bill Cooke; Meteoroid Environment Office; fireball; meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 51
[movies]Taurids Dust the November Skies
A bright Taurid streaks across southern Tennessee in the wee hours of Nov. 7, 2011. The bright flare in the meteor about two-thirds of the way into the video is caused by the meteor breaking into smaller pieces. (NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office)
Keywords: Where -- Tennessee; Marshall Space Flight Center; Meteroid Environment Office; taurids; meteor showers; astronomy
Downloads: 45
[movies]Asteroid 433 Eros Approaches Earth
Asteroid 433 Eros made a close approach to Earth the morning of January 31st coming within 0.17 AU (15 million miles) of our planet. In this set of images taken that morning, the bright moving dot near the center of the field is the 21 mile long Eros.
Keywords: What -- Earth; Marshall Space Flight Center; Meteoroid Environment Office; Asteroid 433 Eros; meteor shower
Downloads: 118
[movies]A Grasshopper Goes Stargazing
This brief video shows an unexpected visitor helping NASA astronomers watch for Perseid meteors -- but only for a moment! Video was taken on the night of Aug. 14, 2011, from the NASA camera located at the Tellus Science Center in Cartersville, Ga. The silvery full moon is visible in the lower left portion of the frame. Credt: NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office
Keywords: What -- Moon; Marshall Space Flight Center; NASA; Perseids meteor shower; all-sky camera
Downloads: 72
[movies]Bright Meteor Lights Up Atlanta Skies
This video shows a very bright meteor that streaked over the skies of Atlanta, Ga., on the night of Aug. 28, 2011. The view is from an all sky camera in Cartersville, Ga., operated by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. (NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office)
Keywords: Where -- Atlanta; NASA; Marshall Space Flight Center; meteor; all sky camera; space exploration
Downloads: 76
[movies]Perseid Fireball: Brighter Than Venus
On the night of August 3 at 9:56 p.m. a Perseid meteor -- about 1 inch in diameter and moving at a speed of 134,000 mph -- entered the atmosphere 70 miles above the town of Paint Rock, Ala. At such a tremendous velocity, the meteor cut a path some 65 miles long, finally burning up 56 miles above Macay Lake, just northeast of the town of Warrior. The meteor was about six times brighter than the planet Venus and would be classified as a fireball by meteor scientists.The Perseid radiant was low in ...
Keywords: What -- Earth; Where -- Venus; What -- Dawn; perseid; perseids; meteor; shower; meteors; fireball; venus; comet; nasa.astronomy; marshall space flight center
Downloads: 66
[movies]Fireball Streaks Through Night Sky of Western Alabama
Vigilant sky watchers were treated to a fiery surprise in western Alabama sky on Friday, March 19. Allsky meteor cameras at the Marshall Center and near Chickamauga, Ga., recorded a fireball streaking across the sky around 11:19 p.m. CDT. Moving at a speed of 42,500 mph -- or 12 miles per second -- the meteor burned up approximately 20 miles up in the atmosphere. Although very bright, the meteor was deemed not large enough to produce meteorites...
Keywords: Where -- Alabama; Where -- California; Where -- Mississippi; fireball; meteor; bill cooke; marshall space flight center; nasa; astronomy; skywatching
Downloads: 144
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